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POST-PASCHAL SUNDAYS

ST THOMAS SUNDAY: ANTIPASCHA Every day during the week of Pascha, called Bright Week by the Church, the paschal services are celebrated in all their splendour. The Pascha baptismal procession is repeated daily. The royal gates of the sanctuary remain open. The joy of the Resurrection and the gift of the Kingdom of eternal life continue to abound. Then, at the end ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Pascha: The Myrrh-bearing Women

Mark 15:43-16:6 By St. Theophylact, Archbishop of Ochrid and Bulgaria *42-47. Now when the evening was come, because it was the preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath, Joseph of Arimathea, a noble counsellor, who also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and asked for the Body of Jesus. And Pilate wondered ... Read More »